On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • "The New York Times" begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam
  • In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry, causing a riot

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 4 strokes from Kathy Ahern

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick nonuplets, born in Sydney, Australia
  • David Mendenhall, American actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire), born in Oceanside, California
1971 Highlights

About June 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini